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Taxi Drivers and Beauty Contests

Camerer, Colin F. (1997) Taxi Drivers and Beauty Contests. Engineering and Science, 60 (1). pp. 10-19. ISSN 0013-7812.

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The trading floor of the New York Stock Exchange. The British economist John Maynard Keynes likened playing the market to voting for the prettiest face in a beauty contest; hence the second part of this article’s title.

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Additional Information:The beauty-contest and bubble work was supported by the National Science Foundation. The taxi-driver study was supported by the Russell Sage Foundation. This article is adapted from a Watson lecture.
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